Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Mancini Predicts Difficult Opener Against Swansea

Mancini Predicts Difficult Opener Against Swansea

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini said he's expecting a difficult opening game at home to Swansea City on August 15th.

The Italian spoke briefly about the Swansea game after watching his side throw away a 2-0 lead to lose the Community Shield to arch rivals Manchester United 3-2 at Wembley this afternoon.

Manchester City (9/2) are third favourites amongst the bookmakers to win the Premier League next season behind Manchester United and Chelsea. They're 1/4 on to beat Swansea City, while the reverse result is 14/1 for Rodgers' to deliver a shock at the Etihad Stadium. A draw is 5/1.

Mancini said:

'We start the Barclays Premier League with a difficult game because all the teams that come up from the first division are very very strong in the first 2 or 3 months.

For this, we should pay attention.


Can the Swans cause a shock and beat Manchester City on August 15th?

CLICK HERE TO SHARE YOUR VIEWS


Bookmark and Share



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Sunday August 7 2011
Time: 9:36PM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
i think we have 2 b realistic.we r 14-1 hope we gave them game
SwanPaul
07/08/2011 22:08:00
0
a very tough opener, especially away but a small margin loss and a decent performance wouldn't be bad
eye_nose_hat
07/08/2011 22:19:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

2016/17 Summer Transfer Deadline Tomorrow

The 2016/17 summer transfer window closes tomorrow - Wednesday August 31.

Premier League Predictions From A Neutral

Alex Roberts is back, and this time he's turned pundit and given his Premier League predictions for 2016/17.

Premier League Deals So Far In 2016/17

Well it's almost that time of the year again, only a final few days to go before the closure of the summer transfer window for 2016/17, and with the international break...

Rate The Players: Leicester City 2-1 Swansea City

Rate the players' performances in the 2-1 defeat away at Leicester City

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Vote for your man of the match vs Leicester
Suggested By:
Fabianski54%
Naughton0%
Amat0%
Fernandez0%
Kingsley0%
Cork0%
Fer46%
Routledge0%
Barrow0%
Sigurdsson0%
LLorente0%
Ki0%
Montero0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Man City 3 3 0 0 9 6
2 Chelsea 3 3 0 0 9 5
3 Man Utd 3 3 0 0 9 5
4 Everton 3 2 1 0 7 2
5 Hull City 3 2 0 1 6 2
6 Middlesbrough 3 1 2 0 5 1
7 Spurs 3 1 2 0 5 1
8 Arsenal 3 1 1 1 4 1
9 Leicester City 3 1 1 1 4 0
10 WBA 3 1 1 1 4 0
11 Liverpool 3 1 1 1 4 -1
12 West Ham 3 1 0 2 3 -2
13 Burnley 3 1 0 2 3 -2
14 Swansea 3 1 0 2 3 -2
15 Southampton 3 0 2 1 2 -2
16 Sunderland 3 0 1 2 1 -2
17 Crystal Palace 3 0 1 2 1 -2
18 Watford 3 0 1 2 1 -3
19 AFC Bournemouth 3 0 1 2 1 -3
20 Stoke 3 0 1 2 1 -4
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.forest fan23
2.Phil W11
3.Dennis Downing5
4.GThomas5
5.Woody2
6.KevinE2
7.bigboy1
8.Vital Swansea City1
9.John Jubal Murphy1